benue river

Benue

[bey-nwey]
noun
a river in W Africa, flowing Wfrom Cameroon to the Niger River in Nigeria. 870 miles (1400 km).
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Benue (ˈbɛnʊˌeɪ)
 
n
1.  a state of SE Nigeria. Capital: Makurdi. Pop: 4 219 244 (2006). Area: 34 059 sq km (13 150 sq miles)
2.  a river in W Africa, rising in N Cameroon and flowing west across Nigeria: chief tributary of the River Niger. Length: 1400 km (870 miles)

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